Hermannsburg happenings

2016-12-21 06:01
Award winners at the Hermannsburg Primary School awards ceremony, held at the end of the 2016 school year.

Award winners at the Hermannsburg Primary School awards ceremony, held at the end of the 2016 school year.

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CONGRATULATIONS go to all our primary school pupils for their achievements over the past year, for which they were honoured at the awards ceremony at the end of the school year.
Of special note are the achievements of Henriette Jansen van Vuuren (outstanding achievements in music, Trinity College - Level 1 award in Graded Exam for Grade 2 Recorder with Merit, ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 - passed with distinction), Francois J van Vuuren (music beginner prize), Nicola Ortmann (good input in music, Royal Schools of Music - Grade 1 Descant Recorder), Carolina Hoffmann (good progress in music, Trinity College - Level 1 Award in Graded Exam for Grade 2 Recorder with Merit), Stephanie Meyer (Trinity College - Level 1 Award in Graded Exam for Grade 2 Recorder with Merit, ABRSM Music Theory Grade 1 - passed with distinction).

Other outstanding achievement awards went to Jonathan Königkrämer (prize for showing great talent and a keen interest in natural and social sciences and for being a productive member of the Mpumalanga Tour of this year), Mischa Chetty (HMB Trust Prize for a scholar who is an environmental enthusiast and who has taken part in Big Birding Day, the Nature Club and the Enviroquiz), Rachel Bourn (Afrikaans first additional language prize in Grade 7, for the top achievement and showing an active interest in the language), Mishka Khan (Rudolf & Jo Aulfes trophy for the scholar achieving the highest combined mark and showing an active interest in the three languages offered at Hermannsburg - German, English and Afrikaans).

Several scholars also received certificates for their participation in the Core Skills Tests, non-curriculum based assessments focusing on the application of cross-curricular skills and knowledge in Grade 6:

Nicola Ortmann received a gold certificate (90-100%), silver certificates (75-89%) went to Mishka Khan, Benjamin Rabe, Dale Sosibo and Greg Kassier and bronze certificates (60 - 74%) went to Zahra Mahomed, Junior Nyirenda, Lamees Rawat, Brielle Swanlow and Jessica Vroegop.

Thank you to all the teachers and parents who worked hard to teach and support our scholars throughout 2016.

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